Caps serve a victory to starving DC pro team fans, Wiz choke on Heat, Skins fall to Cowboys, Hoyas romp over Greyhounds

The Washington Capitals
The 17-game pro D.C. sports losing streak is finally over! The Washington Capitals snapped there eight-game losing streak Sunday as they faced the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place. The Caps won the game 3-2 and rookie Mathieu Perreault scored two of those goals. The Caps got there first win since Dec. 1. This week the Caps try to go two in as they welcome the New Jersey Devils to the Verizon Center on nationally televised Versus, Tuesday with a 7:30 p.m. puck drop. Also, on Thursday the Caps play the first game of the four-game series against rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Washington Wizards
The Washington Wizards fell short of defeating the Miami Heat and its big three in front of a sold out house, 95-94, Saturday night at Verizon Center but. The Wizards were up 4 with less then 30 seconds to go, but turnovers, and missed free throws led them to defeat. Before the game however, there was breaking news as Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas was traded to the Orlando Magic for Rashard Lewis. The Wizards have not won a game since Dec. 3. They try to snap out of there six-game losing streak tonight as they face the Charlotte Bobcats.
The Washington Redskins
With two games to go in the NFL season, the Washington Redskins looked to defeat archrival Dallas Cowboys at Cowboy Stadium. On Friday, Donovan McNabb was benched for Rex Grossman. Grossman went 25/43 throwing 322-yards and four touchdowns. However, he had two critical interceptions. The Skins fell 33-30. Next up, the Skins travel to the Jacksonville Jaguars with a 1:00 p.m. kickoff on Fox.
Georgetown University Hoyas
The 8-1 Georgetown Hoyas improve to 9-1 as they defeated Loyola Maryland Saturday at Verizon Center in front of a crowd exceeding 11,000. The first few minutes of the game was close, but then G’town took control. With four players in double figures and a 78 percent field goal success, the Hoyas blew the Greyhounds out, 99-75. Next up, the Hoyas travel to face Memphis Thursday, Dec. 23, with an 8:00 p.m tip on ESPN2.

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